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Martin Braithwaite opens up on seeing Christian Eriksen fight for his life at Euro 2020

Eriksen collapse The European Championships this summer was one of the best tournaments in the history of the game. It included many shocks, great goals and amazing performances.Capped off with a final between Italy who won their first major title since 2006 and England who made their first final since 1966.However during the tournament there was an incident which overshadowed much of the elation associated with the competition.During the Denmark vs Finland game, the Danish talisman Christian Er...
Tags: England, Russia, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Italy, Arsenal, Belgium, Finland, Croatia, Denmark, West Ham, Middlesbrough, Christian Eriksen, Romero, Eriksen

Olympic champion Suni Lee adds bronze on uneven bars

TOKYO (AP) — Suni Lee came to Japan to win a gold medal. And she did. Just not the one she really, really wanted. The 18-year-old from Minnesota is a revelation on uneven bars, where her routines are an intricate series of connections and releases completed with so much ease it looks like she’s making it all up on the fly. Only she isn’t. Her mastery is the result of years of hard work. She’s one of the best in the world on it, and she showed it during the all-around final, where her electric se...
Tags: South Korea, Utah, Japan, Minnesota, Israel, Sports, Sport, Ap, Taiwan, Britain, Soccer, United States, Olympics, New York Times, Belgium, Brazil

Doggerland: Lost ‘Atlantis’ of the North Sea gives up its ancient secrets

The land mass that linked Britain to continental Europe was rich in early human life until it floodedThe idea of a “lost Atlantis” under the North Sea connecting Britain by land to continental Europe had been imagined by HG Wells in the late 19th century, with evidence of human inhabitation of the forgotten world following in 1931 when the trawler Colinda dredged up a lump of peat containing a spear point.But it is only now, after a decade of pioneering research and the extraordinary finds of an...
Tags: Europe, Science, Climate Change, UK News, Culture, Britain, Museums, Netherlands, Anthropology, Belgium, Archaeology, Exhibitions, Scandinavia, North Sea, Neanderthals, Hg Wells

Why the U.S. and Belgium are culture buddies

This map replaces geography with another type of closeness: cultural values.Although the groups it depicts have familiar names, their shapes are not.The map makes for strange bedfellows: Brazil next to South Africa and Belgium neighboring the U.S. Some countries value self-expression more than others.Credit: Robyn Beck / AFP via Getty ImagesQuestion: On what map is Lithuania a neighbor of China, Poland lies next to Brazil, and Morocco and Yemen touch?Answer: ...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Japan, Maps, Identity, Mexico, China, India, Qatar, Hungary, South Africa, Sociology, Morocco, Macedonia, Innovation, Northern Ireland

Leicester transfer news: Liverpool-linked Tielemans ‘unsaleable’, youngster eyed & likely fee needed for Maddison sale revealed

Leicester City transfer news In this article we will bring you all of today’s Leicester City transfer news. Make sure to check back to the site for more daily transfer updates throughout the summer. Liverpool-linked Tielemans ‘unsaleable’ Youri Tielemans has been one of Leicester’s standout performers over the last year or so and would score the historic winner in the 2021 FA Cup final vs Chelsea.Following his starring 2020/21, the Leicester midfield would find himself linked with Liverpool.The ...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Arsenal, Preston, Belgium, Brendan Rodgers, Leicester, Leicester City, Mikel Arteta, Preston North End, Georginio Wijnaldum, Leigh

Leicester: Liverpool-linked Tielemans ‘unsaleable’, youngster eyed & likely fee needed for Maddison sale revealed

Leicester City transfer news In this article we will bring you all of today’s Leicester City transfer news. Make sure to check back to the site for more daily transfer updates throughout the summer. Liverpool-linked Tielemans ‘unsaleable’ Youri Tielemans has been one of Leicester’s standout performers over the last year or so and would score the historic winner in the 2021 FA Cup final vs Chelsea.Following his starring 2020/21, the Leicester midfield would find himself linked with Liverpool.The ...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Arsenal, Preston, Belgium, Brendan Rodgers, Leicester, Leicester City, Mikel Arteta, Preston North End, Georginio Wijnaldum, Leigh

Father hopes to reopen case of British woman who disappeared 20 years ago

Louise Kerton went missing in 2001 after travelling to stay with her boyfriend’s family in GermanyTwenty years since the disappearance of Louise Kerton, who travelled to Germany to holiday with her boyfriend’s family and disappeared, her father is looking for fresh leads.Phil Kerton is hoping publicity to mark the anniversary might trigger memories or encourage police in Germany, the UK or Belgium – which she is supposed to have travelled through via rail and sea – to reopen the case. Continue r...
Tags: Europe, UK, Germany, UK News, World news, Belgium, Louise Kerton, Phil Kerton

As China Boomed, It Didn't Take Climate Change Into Account. Now It Must.

China's breathtaking economic growth created cities ill-equipped to face extreme weather. Last week's dramatic floods showed that much will have to change. From a report: China's breakneck growth over the last four decades erected soaring cities where there had been hamlets and farmland. The cities lured factories, and the factories lured workers. The boom lifted hundreds of millions of people out of the poverty and rural hardship they once faced. Now those cities face the daunting new challenge...
Tags: China, Germany, Tech, Beijing, Belgium, Siberia, CHAN, Tsinghua University, University of Nottingham, Zhengzhou, Ningbo, Kong Feng

Belgium: Belgian And French Courts Ruled On New Climate Lawsuits Against Governments - Jones Day

The judgment is regarded as groundbreaking in several ways.
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Daily Crunch: Scarlett Johansson sues Disney, says streaming release of ‘Black Widow’ breaches contract

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for July 29, 2021. Between the IPO cycle and earnings it has been quite the day. And Nikola’s founder was indicted on three counts of fraud. It’s busy! Let’s get into it! — Alex The TechCrunch Top 3 (OK, four, but it’s about Scarlett Johansson) Nikola founder indicted on fraud charges: From the you saw this coming files, former ...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Facebook, Microsoft, Mexico, China, India, Softbank, Disney, Tech, Paypal, Google Glass, Belgium, Manhattan, Scarlett Johansson, Latin America


I decided to have a look at the art in the Orangerie, known for the water lily paintings by Monet. They were having an exhibit of Magritte and his influence from Monet. To tell the truth I misread who was showing there and thought it was Matisse whom I like much better. Magritte was a surrealist doing the sort of artwork Dali did, a little strange to my untrained eyes, but interesting. I recognised this one. It was painted as WWII ended and he got to leave the South of France and return t...
Tags: Travel, Art, Paris, Belgium, Monet, Matisse, South Of France, Dali, Magritte, Orangerie, Orangerie Museum, Water Lillies, Monet Here

Summit invests $215M into Odoo, an open source business management software developer, at a $2.3B+ valuation

Open source has become a major force in the world of IT, and today a startup that has built a profitable operation by developing business management software on the priniciple is announcing a sizable secondary investment on the back of that growth. Odoo — a Belgium-based provider of open-source-based business software that ranges from inventory management and ERP through to human resources and CRM software, marketing tools and more, some 30,000 in all — has received $215 million from Summit Part...
Tags: TC, Europe, Sofinnova Partners, Tech, ERP, Belgium, Summit Partners, Odoo, Wallonia, Fabien Pinckaers, Pinckaers, SAP MS Dynamics

Belgium: New Headscarf Ruling From The European Court Of Justice Gives Guidance On Neutral Dress Codes - lus Laboris

In two recent combined cases relating to employees choosing to wear a headscarf, the European Court of Justice has provided guidance on how employers can enforce a neutral dress code.
Tags: News, Belgium, European Court Of Justice

Climate crisis: what one month of extreme weather looks like – video

In the last month, devastating weather extremes have hit regions across the world. From flash floods in Belgium to deadly temperatures in the US, from wildfires in Siberia to landslides in India, it has been an unprecedented period of chaotic weather. Climate scientists have long predicted that human-caused climate disruption would lead to more flooding, heatwaves, droughts, storms and other forms of extreme weather, but even they have been shocked by the scale of these scenesExtreme weather wil...
Tags: UK, Climate Change, India, Environment, US, Belgium, Siberia, US weather, UK Weather, Extreme Weather

Nightmares, Panic Attacks: Belgian Flood Survivors Struggle

The devastating floods that killed 38 people in Belgium this month have left hundreds of survivors struggling with mental trauma.
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Belgium opens manslaughter investigation over flood deaths

A magistrate will look at whether possible failings in the alert system led to the country’s worst floods in decadesA Belgian judge has opened an investigation for possible manslaughter over floods there that claimed 38 lives, the prosecutors office in the city of Liege announced.The investigating magistrate has the task of identifying who might be responsible for “involuntary homicide by lack of foresight or precaution” the prosecutors office said in a statement on Wednesday. Continue reading.....
Tags: Europe, World news, Belgium, Extreme Weather, Liege

Belgian Prosecutor Opens Criminal Inquiry Into Deadly Floods

Prosecutors in Belgium have opened an investigation into the deadly floods that ravaged several towns this month and left 37 people dead in the country.
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Toby Alderweireld: Tottenham and Belgium defender joins Qatar's Al-Duhail

Tottenham have reached an agreement with Al-Duhail which will see defender Toby Alderweireld join the Qatari club.
Tags: Football, Qatar, Tottenham, Belgium, Toby Alderweireld, Al Duhail

T&E says end of EU jet fuel tax exemption to drive SAF

In Belgium, Transport & Environment says the EU will end jet fuel’s tax exemption which has let flying go untaxed for decades, and instead will drive airlines to use cleaner, low-carbon fuels. The tax reforms announced as part of the EU’s Fit for 55 plan will, however, only apply to fuel used on private and commercial flights within Europe, exempting 60% of fuel sales. The package also strengthens Europe’s carbon market for aviation and sets a mandate for the use of e-kerosene that will apply to...
Tags: Europe, Eu, Belgium, SAF, Fuels, T&E, Belgium Transport Environment

Lukaku hopes for ‘even more’ with Serie A champions Inter next season

Milan (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku warned Serie A champions Inter Milan hope to achieve “even more” next term as the Belgium striker returned to pre-season training on Monday. Inter ended their 11-year wait for the... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Milan, Sport, Soccer, Belgium, Inter Milan, Romelu Lukaku, Lukaku, Afp, Inter

Student, 19, hopes to be youngest woman to fly solo around the world

Zara Rutherford, whose parents are both pilots, announces her gap year projectA 19-year-old student has announced her gap year project: aiming to become the youngest woman to fly solo around the world.Zara Rutherford, who has British and Belgian nationality, will set off from her home city of Brussels next month for the circumnavigation, which is set to take her up to three months. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Women, Life and style, UK News, World news, Air transport, Belgium, World Records, Brussels, Zara Rutherford

Apple Maps Vehicles Collecting 'Look Around' Imagery in Several More Countries

Apple Maps vehicles rigged with LiDAR equipment are collecting street-level imagery and data in several more countries and regions this summer, including Austria, Switzerland, and Hong Kong, according to a list of locations maintained on Apple's website. The vehicles have also returned to Belgium to survey additional regions after focusing on the Brussels area last year. Apple Maps vehicle in Vienna, Austria. Photo submitted by Alexander Schilowsky. Apple will use the data collected to impro...
Tags: Apple, Google, Hong Kong, Japan, Belgium, Brussels, Apple Maps, United States Canada, Austria Switzerland, Apple Maps vehicles, United States Canada United Kingdom Ireland, Apple Maps Apple Maps, Vienna Austria Photo, Alexander Schilowsky Apple

Cars swept away as Belgian town hit by worst floods in decades – video

The southern Belgian town of Dinant was hit by the heaviest floods in decades on Saturday after a two-hour thunderstorm turned streets into torrential streams that washed away cars and pavements. It was the second time in just over a week that downpours have affected the region  – more than 200 people died in flooding across Belgium and Germany last week. Although the latest flooding has been described as worse than previous weeks, no deaths or injuries have been reported Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Germany, World news, Belgium, Flooding, Dinant

Belgium: Bereavement Leave In Belgium Will Be Extended And Made More Flexible - lus Laboris

On 17 June 2021, a bill was passed in the Belgian Parliament to extend and ease bereavement leave in the event of the death of a partner or a child. The aim of this law is to allow sufficient time, in a medical sense,...
Tags: News, Belgium, Belgian Parliament

Everton: Atletico eye Richarlison & Rafael Leao of interest

Everton transfer news In this article we will cover all of today’s Everton transfer news. Make sure to check back tomorrow for more updates. Aston Villa midfielder eyed Firstly, Everton appear to be showing an interest in Aston Villa’s Marvelous Nakamba.The midfielder joined Villa in 2019 from Belgium outfit Club Brugge and has since featured 50 times for Dean Smith’s side.However, the 27-year-old did see his chances limited somewhat in 2020/21, featuring in just 13 league games, four of which o...
Tags: Milan, Germany, Sport, Daily Mail, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Aston Villa, Everton, Belgium, Brazil, Atletico Madrid, Lille, Crystal Palace, Ac Milan, Villa

UEFA goal of the season nominations are in but who gets your vote? Pogba & Alli amongst nominees

UEFA goal of the season UEFA have revealed their eight goal list of candidates for the goal of the season award. The award takes into account all UEFA competitions from the Champions League to the Euros. Even Futsal is included and features a stunning nomination too.Here is the selection below, who gets your vote? Kemar Roofe vs Braga That is sensational! 😲 A moment of magic from Kemar Roofe! ✨ Rangers are off to the perfect start in Europe! ❤️💙 — Football on BT Sport...
Tags: Europe, UK, Scotland, Germany, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Netherlands, Tottenham, Portugal, Belgium, Uefa, Leicester City, Porto, Sarah, UEFA Europa League

Spurs ‘agree’ deal to sell Toby Alderweireld to Al-Duhail in Qatar

Spurs ‘agree’ deal to sell Alderweireld Tottenham will be getting a significant boost to their transfer funds this summer with the sale of one of their defensive stalwarts.Belgian international Toby Alderweireld is subject to a move to Qatar by this summer after a near 13 million-pound bid was accepted by the North London club.The Belgium international’s move is subject to agreeing personal terms and flying to the Middle East to complete a medical, which would bring an end to six seasons at Spur...
Tags: Qatar, Sport, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Southampton, Middle East, Spurs, Tottenham, Belgium, Atletico Madrid, Atalanta, Ivory Coast, Jan Vertonghen, Psg, Toby Alderweireld, north London

Idris Elba: ‘I used work to exorcise my demons’

The actor was working as a bouncer when he got a small part in a new show called The Wire. Two decades on, he’s a blockbuster fixture. The Suicide Squad star talks about fighting for his big break, losing his dad, and why acting helped him out of a ‘dark, weird junction’“I appreciate my quiet time, I really do,” Idris Elba tells me, “but I didn’t choose a career in quiet time.” At 48, his life seems relentlessly full of activity, projects, causes, releases. He’s the star of an imminent summer bl...
Tags: Music, Television, Drama, Film, France, Africa, Rap, Culture, Television & radio, Belgium, Suicide Squad, Idris Elba, Luther, The Wire, Elba, TV crime drama

Anderlecht sporting director backs Arsenal’s Lokonga to follow in footsteps of Romelu Lukaku & Leicester star

Arsenal sign Lokonga Arsenal would complete their second signing of the summer window on Monday.The Gunners have already secured the services of Nuno Tavares from Benfica, with the 21-year-old expected to provide back-up to starting left-back, Kieran Tierney.Now, Tavares has been joined in north London by former Anderlecht midfielder, Albert Sambi Lokonga. Welcome to north London, Albert! 👋 — Arsenal (@Arsenal) July 19, 2021 The midfielder is understood to have set Arsenal back a fee potential...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Arsenal, Anderlecht, Brighton, Belgium, Leicester, Romelu Lukaku, Benfica, Chelsea Everton, Tavares, FPL

Biden nominates Comcast executive David Cohen -- a major campaign donor -- to be US ambassador to Canada

David and Rhonda Cohen arrive at White House state dinner in honor of French President François Hollande in 2014 Pool photo/Getty Images President Biden has nominated Comcast executive David Cohen to be US ambassador to Canada Cohen raised over $100,000 for Biden and held a fundraiser for him on the first day of his campaign The practice of nominating big donors to ambassadorships has come under fire recently See more stories on Insider's business page. President Biden announced yester...
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